Month: May 2009

The Google Generation: is easy access to information really such a great thing?

Lately I have been wondering what the implications are of having all this information so readily available and easily accessible through Google. Of course, I can remember a time when life wasn’t like this. But for the so called “Google Generation,” they have never known life to be any different. They are the so-called cohort of

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Science 2.0: the new wave of science

So by now, we have all heard of Web 2.0, right? In case you haven’t, Wiktionary defines it as “The second generation of the World Wide Web, especially the movement away from static web pages to dynamic and shareable content and social networking” http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Web_2.0 For instance, the tools of Web 2.0 include sites like   Facebook, MySpace,

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